to nick. back to you. it is another day of reckoning for the two hunt 20,000 -- 220,000 students in college. their tuition bill rose against going to $11,000 a year. they approved the hike during a meeting in san francisco. the governor is a region but he did not vote for the increase. >> here we are, putting, once again, the nail in the cover inin the middle class. that is exactly who gets hurt in this debate. >> reporter: students from families earning less than $80,000 do not need to pay fees. students from families earning between $80,000 and $120,000 are exempt but only for the up coming year. now, for decades for the cost of the diploma at the university of california was let's than 200,000 a year. it started to climb in 1970. in 1975 the cost reached 647 a year. by 1985 it was 1300.